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Dr Andrew Carnell BSc PhD

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    Research

    Research Grants

    Development of oxidases for synthesis of bioplastics intermediates

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    March 2021 - February 2023

    Remote functionalisation of cyclic ketones using cascade biocatalysis reactions

    BIOCATNET (UK)

    August 2018 - January 2019

    Enzymatic methylation of bio-derived aromatic diacids as bioplastics precursors

    BIOCATNET (UK)

    November 2017 - June 2018

    Synthetic biology approaches to natural sunscreens

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC), UNILEVER PLC (UK)

    March 2017 - September 2017

    Scale-up and commercial evaluation of the manufacture of bio-based FDCA from HMF

    INNOVATE UK (UK)

    October 2017 - September 2019

    Genome Mining for Bacterial Aldehyde Oxidases

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    August 2015 - February 2016

    Evaluation of the technical and commercial feasibility of the manufacture of bio-based polyester from cellulose derived hydroxymethyl furfural

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    June 2015 - May 2016

    Small items of Research Equipment at the University of Liverpool

    ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

    November 2012 - March 2013

    Development of an enzyme-catalysed desymmetrization of prochiral ketones.

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    July 1998 - July 2001

    Cloning and characterisation of enzymes required for the in vitro synthesis of the antimalarial artemisinin.

    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

    September 2002 - August 2003

    CASE Studentship: Inhibitors for new protein targets in cancer, cystic fibrosis and neurodegenerative diseases

    MICROCAL (UK)

    August 2009 - July 2013

    Inhibition of a-methylacyl CoA racemase (AMACR1A): a potential therapy for prostate cancer.

    NORTH WEST CANCER RESEARCH FUND

    August 2009 - July 2013

    Research Collaborations

    Dr Igor Barsukov

    Internal

    Co applicant on BBRSC grant re talin biology

    Prof Lu-Yun Lian

    Internal

    Characterisation and inhibition of α-methylacylCoA racemase
    (AMACR1A): a potential therapeutic target for prostate cancer. Grant from NWCRF 198K, PDRA 2009-2012.

    Professor William Isaacs

    External: John Hopkins University

    Testing biologicallly active compounds

    Sacha Ferdinandusse

    External: University of Amsterdam

    enzyme inhibitions studies